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Species: Fulakora orizabana   (Brown, 1960) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Amblyopone orizabana Brown, 1960a: 190 (w.) MEXICO. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Distribution Notes:

Highlands of southern Mexico to lowland Choco, Colombia (Brown 1960, Lattke 1991). Costa Rica: wet forests from 50-1700m elevation, cordilleras north to south.


Brown, W. L., Jr. 1960. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. III. Tribe Amblyoponini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 122:143-230.

Lattke, J. E. 1991. Studies of Neotropical Amblyopone Erichson (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Contributions in Science (Los Angeles) 428:1-7.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 109 times found in cloud forest, 8 times found in riparian cloud forest, 7 times found in 2º mesophil forest, 5 times found in oak forest, 3 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in oak-pine forest, 2 times found in hardwood forest, 2 times found in mixed hardwood forest, 2 times found in cloud forest litter, 1 times found in hardwood litter, fragment, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 142 times ex sifted leaf litter, 2 times forest litter, 1 times leaf-litter forest floor, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times ex leaf litter, 1 times ex forest litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 112 times MiniWinkler, 25 times MaxiWinkler, 3 times Berlese, 5 times Winkler, 1 times Berlese/Winkler, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times V-flight intercept trap.

Elevations: collected from 610 - 2837 meters, 2020 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-01-01 and 2018-07-15

Type specimens: type: casent0172807

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